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Juvenile in custody after fleeing a traffic stop by an Arkansas State Trooper

Juvenile in custody after fleeing a traffic stop by an Arkansas State Trooper (MGN Online)

A Prairie County juvenile is in custody charged with felony fleeing after he failed to comply for a traffic stop by an Arkansas State Trooper.

The incident occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Friday night along U.S. Highway 79 north of Stuttgart.

According to authorities the vehicle being driven by the teenager wrecked a short distance after the trooper tried to stop the truck.

The state police patrol vehicle was also wrecked during the pursuit.

Both the trooper and teenager were injured and were treated at area hospitals before being released.

Two other juveniles who were passengers in the fleeing pick-up truck, were not injured as a result of the crash.

The investigation is on going.

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